Passive House Design in the Construction Industry

23 February 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The construction industry has had to get used to so-called passive house design in recent years. The principles behind it have taken off in Australia, just as they have in Europe and North America. Essentially, the thinking behind a passively designed home, office structure or public building is the same. These new buildings should not rely on ongoing energy consumption to either cool them in hot weather or heat them during winter. Read More 

Reasons You May Want to Consider Floating Docks if You Are Building a Marina

8 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're planning to build a marina, you have a lot of different options. One of the decisions you need to make is whether you want a series of floating docks or ones that are anchored to the ground. There are benefits to both options, but you may want to consider floating docks because of the following benefits. Adjust With Water Levels Floating docks move up and down as the water moves up and down. Read More 

4 Security Door Defects You Should Guard Against

26 December 2017
 Categories: , Blog

You can get exceptional performance from your security door if you are vigilant and you avoid the manufacturing or installation defects that can affect it. This article discusses some of the defects that any homeowner should look out for after purchasing a security door. Dents and Scratches Dents and scratches may seem minor, but they can have a lasting impact on the beauty and durability of a security door. Moisture can be trapped in such dents and this can trigger corrosion in the metallic security doors. Read More 

Are There Any Benefits of Tree Removal?

1 November 2017
 Categories: , Blog

Homeowners will typically be proud of having a tree in their backyard. Not only do they provide shade during the hot Australian summers, but they also enhance the kerb appeal of the property. Additionally, there is a sense of opulence associated with having trees in your backyard as it implies you have a spacious garden. Thus, you will find people holding on to their trees, even when they start to show signs of disease and decay. Read More 

Garage 101: What Types of Garages Are Typically Used?

24 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Most homes in Australia include a garage adjacent to the home. Garages serve many important functions, from securing vehicles to acting as extra storage space for the home. Regardless of the intended use of your garage, understanding the different types of garages available can enable you make the right choices when constructing one for your premises. The following are important characteristics that determine what type of garage you will ultimately end up with. Read More